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  • Keeping on...Seems like we've been in Jaipur for weeks but I know it's only been a few days. So much to take in. Yesterday we went to the "monkey temple" which was exactly like it sounds - a Hindu temple Posted by madpax in Ramble On... | Aug 7, 2014
  • Taj MahalWe left Jaipur early this morning to head for Agra. In my backpack I had carefully placed a bar of Ritter's chocolate, as a sign of victory over the Taj hotel chain. When we had checked into the hotel, we Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Aug 7, 2014
  • Rajistan Udaipur is a lovely city. We have seen quite a marked difference between Gujarat and Rajasthan; Gujarat is quite a rich state (a lot of industry) and it has little need for tourism, whilst Rajasthan relies on tourism. Consequently Udaipur Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Aug 6, 2014
  • The Pink CityWe arrived early Monday morning in Jaipur - aka the Pink City. All the prominent buildings here are painted In a pink/orangish hue. We ended up scoring a really good deal on an apartment so we are living in Posted by madpax in Ramble On... | Aug 5, 2014
  • Road trip to UdaipurYesterday was our last day with Natalie, and although Natalie and I were feeling really poorly, we were determined to have a good day. The journey to Jamnagar, was lovely, but we were too busy coughing and getting Bill and Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Aug 3, 2014
  • Just trying to set up blogWe begin on November 21st. and get back (hopefully) on December 3rd. Posted by Ussssssssx in Kerala 2014 | Aug 3, 2014
  • Last Day in AmritsarThe Golden Temple was pretty impressive. We walked around the lotus pool in which the temple "floats" and tried not to melt for the heat. Around 100,000 visitors/pilgrims make their way through the temple every day. As you Posted by madpax in Ramble On... | Aug 2, 2014
  • From Rejection to the Center Stage. He is not the regular hunky-dory, muscle flexing, gyrating to music kind of an actor. You might even fail to recognize him if he walked past you or bumped into him while crossing the road. Yet he is intense. Versatility Posted by incommunicado in HOP...SKIP...& BUMP! | Aug 1, 2014
  • From Rejection to the Center Stage. He is not the regular hunky-dory, muscle flexing, gyrating to music kind of an actor. You might even fail to recognize him if he walked past you or bumped into him while crossing the road. Yet he is intense. Versatility Posted by incommunicado in Conversations & Confessions Chronicles | Aug 1, 2014
  • AmritsarFlights were non-eventful other than being delayed an hour or so. Delhi train station was usual madness of touts and more touts. We arrived in Amritsar Friday afternoon around 1:30pm. After a frenetic rickshaw ride to our hotel Posted by madpax in Ramble On... | Aug 1, 2014
  • RajkotNatalie and I are absolutely full of cold, with terrible hacking coughs. This hasn't really been helped the last couple of days by the suggestions given to us by every Indian person we meet, to either drink tea or have Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Aug 1, 2014
  • Fears and Hopes Two weeks to go, and all the worries are crowding for attention. Here they are so far. - being robbed - being mugged - losing money, phones, passports - terrible smells - terrible sigh Posted by jhanford in Having a Go at Being Intrepid in India | Aug 1, 2014
  • GondalGondal was originally a hundred square mile state, comprising of four towns and more than 175 villages, Gondal today is just a small town and all it has to show for it's stately history is a nineteenth century Riverside Palace, Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Jul 31, 2014
  • KochiWe arrived here after departing Payyanur in the morning for the seven hour train ride. Our Indian friends left later the same morning, and so we are truly on our own for the first time. Kochi is the Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jul 30, 2014
  • Climb every mountain Yesterday, we left Bhavnagar at the crack of dawn, so we could get to Palitana nice and early so Bill and Natalie could climb up to one of Jainisms's holiest pilgrim sites, which is called Shatrunjaya. It is a hilltop Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Jul 30, 2014
  • Road TripWe changed our original plans yesterday, and instead of traveling north to Anand, and then the following day, traveling west to Bhavnagar, we decided to do it in one fell swoop and travel to Bhavnagar in one day. The Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Jul 28, 2014
  • ValiyaparambaWe are here with Hitesh and Ruchi, on a tiny spit of a an island, with a wild, totally undeveloped beach on one side, and a wide, series of backwaters on the other. This place is really off the Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jul 25, 2014
  • SuratWe decided to go to see a bazaars on Wednesday night in Baroda and then find somewhere to eat. We asked the hotel to get us a tuk tuk and the doorman went out onto the street and called a Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Jul 25, 2014
  • Police, sweets and alcoholYesterday morning, we set off for the first time without our guide. The atmosphere in the car was so much better, we were able to have little chats without been interrupted and we commented on the energy in the group Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Jul 22, 2014
  • Kalpetta, IndiaWe are now in the hill town of Kalpetta, near Wayanad National Park. Hitesh and Ruchi, who we also met in Ladakh and last saw in Delhi six years ago, met us here. When they arrived, it felt as though Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jul 22, 2014
  • Kaziranga Days... Seems like I’m constantly playing catch up these days! Since my second visit to Kaz Posted by LisaOnTheRoad in Continuing Love Affair with India! | Jul 22, 2014
  • Terracotta HorsesOn Saturday morning we set off for Poshina. Poshina is in the north of Gujarat and is very near to the border with Rajasthan and was about a four hour drive. As we made our way down the roads we Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Jul 21, 2014
  • Theyyam in Northern KeralaLast night we awoke at 3 AM to attend a Theyyam, a local religious ceremony, native to this area of northern Kerala. There are many different kinds of Theyyam's, and each one held in a different community is somewhat unique. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jul 19, 2014
  • Wild Asses The wifi is only available outside the office here and is very sporadic, so I thought I would do a quick blog whilst I had the opportunity. Bill and Natalie are still in their rooms and will be over soon to Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Jul 18, 2014
  • Bikaner - JaipurAs I wandered around the hotel grounds this morning taking photos, I was approached by one of the workers who offered to show me the “Tiger Room” (for some baksheesh of course). The Laxmi Niwas Palace is a quirky, Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Jul 5, 2014
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